Nigeria tells citizens: Stay away from US for time being

Nigeria has advised against non-essential travel to the United States after some citizens had their visas canceled and were denied entry. In one case, a doctor was refused entry at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The physician, who was due to attend a wedding, was left traumatized, according to Abike Dabiri-Erewa, a senior special More...

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By BBC On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Nigeria’s Soyinka ‘cuts up US green card over Trump’

Nigeria’s Nobel Prize laureate Wole Soyinka has kept to his word and thrown away his green card, the AFP news agency reports. Last month the novelist, playwright and police said he would cut up the card, More...

By Punch On Sunday, November 13th, 2016

Trump: I didn’t give fixed date for tearing my green card, says Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Saturday, came hard on those asking him to tear his US Green Card as he vowed to do once billionaire businessman, Donald Trump, won the US presidential election. Online commentators More...

By ARUKAINO UMUKORO On Sunday, September 11th, 2016

I want justice for my son killed in the US — Mum

From the age of 11, Jamal Oladapo had a lifelong dream. The 21-year-old Nigerian student who was born in the United States wanted to become a producer. He also wanted to make his loving mother, Kari Jolaoso, who More...

By JOHN ALECHENU On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

EFCC can still probe Obasanjo’s third term bribery allegation — Ribadu

You recently returned to the All Progressives Congress, a political party you participated in founding. Why did you leave in the first place? I joined politics during the 2010/ 2011 elections. By 2014, we were actively More...

By NONYE BEN-NWANKWO and GBENRO ADEOYE On Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

No proof Buhari government is cutting cost –Dele Momodu

he Publisher of Ovation magazine, Dele Momodu, speaks about President Muhammadu Buhari’s government and other issues in this interview with ’NONYE BEN-NWANKWO and GBENRO ADEOYE What is your view on the state More...

By Punch On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

It’s a pity my dad’s dream to rule Nigeria didn’t materialise –Olumide, late Tunji Braithwaite’s son

Olumide Braithwaite, son of the late Tunji Braitwaite, tells ‘Nonye Ben-Nwankwo about his father and what he would miss most about him How would you describe your late father? He was a quintessential, exceptional, More...

By LEKE BAIYEWU On Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Nigerian Army couple who are both generals:How we met, married and coped with war

Brig.-Gen. Clifford Wanda and Brig.-Gen. Cecelia Akagu are arguably the only couple to become generals in the Nigerian Army. They share their experiences with LEKE BAIYEWU When and how did you join the Nigerian More...

By HFN On Friday, March 4th, 2016

Was Ese hyponotised before being abducted by Yunusa

The 14-year-old teenager Ese Oruru, who allegedly abducted from Bayelsa State and brought to Kano by a person Yunusa, aka Yellow, has stated that she still couldn’t tell how she made the journey to the North West More...

By The Guardian On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Nigerian Governors have become emperors, says Obasanjo

• Ex-leader warns of rising debts • Anyaoku calls for return to regionalism • C’Wealth ex-scribe wants geo-political zones converted to federating units FOR former President Olusegun Obasanjo, some governors More...